Origin of imamate
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In 1435 the people rose against the tyranny of the Bani Nebhan and restored the imamate of the tribe al-Azd.
Both circumstances, according to the then prevailing notions, made them unfit for the imamate.
Babism has its roots in Shiahism, a soil impregnated with the doctrines of the Imamate and Mahdiism.Bahaism and Its Claims
Samuel Graham Wilson
- the region or territory governed by an imam
- the office, rank, or period of office of an imam
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